The Thief from Bagdad in Łódź

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Title

The Thief from Bagdad in Łódź

Description

Ad from the Yiddish newspaper Najer Folksblat publicizing a 1926 screening of The Thief of Baghdad at the movie theater Luna, one of the most elegant cinema venues in Łódź. The special effects and visual magic made this 1924 film, based on The Arabian Nights, a lasting hit.

Publisher

Najer Folksblat no. 277

Date

1926

Language

Yiddish
Polish

Type

newspaper ad

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Text

Luna / Der ganef fun Bagdad / (Złodziej z Bagdadu) / Di letste teg! / Groyser mizrekh-epos / In de hoypt-role: / Douglas Bairbanks (sic!)/ Milionen dolaren – tsehndlinger toyzender statisten – / fenomenale trikes fun der stodt fun palatsen un / shleser. – Firyehrige arbayt fun a shtab aktioren un rezshisoren. / Biz yetst hostu nokh azelkhe vunder nisht gezehen – du vest sehen dos maysterverk, vestu oys- / shrayen: vunder! Vunder! Vunder! / Onhoyb fun di seansen: / 4, 6, 8, un 10 in ovend.

Translation

Luna / The Thief from Baghdad / (Złodziej z Bagdadu) / The last days! / Great oriental epic / In the leading role: / Douglas [F]airbanks / Millions of dollars – tens of thousands of extras – / phenomenal tricks from the city of palaces and / castles. – Four-year-long labor of a staff of actors and directors. / Until now you have never seen such a wonder – you will see the masterwork, you will / cry out: wonder! Wonder! Wonder! / Showings begin: / 4, 6, 8, and 10 PM.

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Citation

“The Thief from Bagdad in Łódź,” Jewish Life in Interwar Łódź , accessed October 6, 2022, https://jewish-lodz.iu.edu/items/show/98.